S R Attygalle assumes duties as new Secretary to Finance Ministry

Sec-FINMIN

Oct 31, 2018 (LBO) – Deputy Secretary to Treasury S R Attygalle who has been appointed as the Secretary to Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs and the Secretary to Treasury by President Maithripala Sirisena assumed duties in his new post at the Ministry of Finance, Wednesday afternoon.

Attygalle who is from the Central Bank of Sri Lanka was so far serving on release, as a Deputy Secretary to Treasury for more than 10 years.

He holds a Masters (M.Sc.) Degree in Quantitative Development Economics from the University of Warwick, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo.

Attygalle has also served as the Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy and Department of Public Enterprises of the Ministry of Finance and Planning and has contributed substantially to the Government’s endeavors in the fiscal consolidation process.

He had also served as a Director and Acting Chairman of National Savings Bank and a Director to the Board of Regional Development Bank and also represented the Treasury as a Board Member in several Boards in key Government institutions such as Sri Lanka Ports Authority.

At present, he is representing the Treasury at the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka.